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SFGTV2
Jul 16, 2011 2:30am PDT
to havana, cuba, and to know a little bit about the irish, the few irish that went to cuba, in particular to havana. i want you to know that on the left side of the entrance to the havana harbor, there is a well-known fortress, el moro. there is a lighthouse there and the moro has become a image of cuban nationality and in particular havana. in that lighthouse you find, you read an -- when you enter the havana harbor, you find an irish name. that lighthouse was known for many years as the odono lighthouse. who was this person, odono the man that oversaw the project of the lighthouse in 1844 and he was a governor of cuba from 1843 to 48, but he was a spanish man of irish origin and irish ancestry, a descendant of the -- chieftan of the ticanelles. he is spanish and irish together. if we look at the history of the irish in cuba, most of the irish to went to cuba in the 18th and 19th centuries arrived from spain, some of them with the spanish royal armies; other irish influx arrived from the u.s. for the construction of railroads used to transport sugar cane to the sugar plantations. that wa
PBS
Jul 4, 2011 4:00pm PDT
has been in cuba for almost one month being treated for cancer, but the ever-dramatic president was determined not to miss the 200th anniversary of his nation's independence. his political opponents however say he is in no fit shape to run the country. our reporter. >> surprising venezuelans with his return from cuba in the small hours of monday morning, president chavez stepped off the plane as a much happier man than the one who announced just days ago he had been treated for cancer. in a telephone interview with the state television, his tone was upbeat, telling listeners he was feeling very happy. hugo chavez has been absent from venezuela for over four weeks after he took ill during an official visit to cuba. he first announced he was suffering from a public abscess, later revealing he was being treated for cancer. he has returned home in time for the venezuelan independence day celebration, although he says he probably will not be able to attend a military parade on tuesday because of the state of his health. the news of his return has been greeted by delight by thousands.
SFGTV2
Jul 9, 2011 3:00am PDT
orleans. so the o'reilly family has been in louisiana for centuries. in cuba, nobody remembers him but it was the street of calle oreilly, famous until the 50's for its banks and bookstores. it was one of the favorite streets of (inaudible) secretary of the spanish count of fernandino, my grandfather, another irish man feeling at home in havana. there, at the busy corner of calle street and oreilly was a cafe bakery owned by a catelan. it was described by many foreigners, in particular british and irish who lived in havana at the time, as one of the best order and most elegant cafes in the world. its large door led to a main floor with a fantastic stone floor. i saw it in the 50's, i was very little but i still was there in the 50's, and have a fountain that all that water really produce a refreshing sound that drown the patrons' loud conversations. but what made dominica famous, according to some foreigners and historians, was its ice cream of countless flavors and its famous fruit ices: guava and other flavors were served according to an irish traveler. and he wrote, that all the
Univision
Jul 27, 2011 6:30pm EDT
primerosnoti viaa cuba luego de launivisunionh@un suavizar las restricciones alguh@ticier apoyaivisio lunivn otrosnciero critican, todos ti ero ungumentos para defender su posiciones, veamos. >>> hasta el momento el departamento de tesoro ha el emitido licencias a organizaciones que dicen que sus viajes serÁn con propÓsito para interactuar con cubanos en la isla este profesor defiende el concepto de. >>> creo que es bueno en el sentido de intercambiar informaciÓn entre el extranjero que viaja a cuba con m pueblo cubano siempre que el gobierno de cuba de acceso a los que viajen. >>> pero no todos estÁn de acuerdo el congresista mario dÍaz-balart propone una enmienda para frenar los viajes. >>> lo que evitamos son abusos de personas que van repetidomente a cuba y que e han convertido en forma de financiamiento para el rÉgimenns terrionta deticierivisiounivisin ivisioe un mnotio univs elnisiÁ de esta controversia viajaruniv viajera es cubanounivish@noticio irÍa al gobierno cubano y agencias de viaje. el gobierno cubano ha sido hermÉtico a la hora de discutir esto, de hecho univision t
PBS
Jul 15, 2011 6:00pm PDT
in demonstrations. >> hugo chavez will return to cuba within the next 24 hours to undergo further treatment for cancer. >> welcome to "bbc news" broadcasting to america and also around the world. >> a desperate plea despite millions being raised for african droughts. charities say more is needed. >> hello and welcome. the media tycoon rupert murdoch has made a personal apology to the family of a murdered british schoolgirl who's phone was hacked by one of his newspapers. the course of the day two of mr. murdoch's senior executives during the phone hacking period resigned. >> it was the day when a chief executive walked away from the company she served for half her life, the day when her employer and friend walked into a london hotel to say sorry to the family they fear they are victims of his paper's wrongdoing. rebecca brooks is the most high profile casualty in the scandal that has spread to both sides of the lan tick. she has been at the heart of the storm sweeping rupert murdoch's media empire and remained by his side. now she has decided to step away. in her statement she said, as you
WETA
Jul 29, 2011 6:00pm EDT
from his brother in cuba, some residents are reaping the benefits of reform. welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and around the globe. with the clock ticking down all eyes are on capitol hill to see if a deal can be struck to avoid a government default this tuesday. the markets are expressing displeasure and international pressure is starting to mount. right now the house of representatives is about to vote on the boehner plan. the bro sess is far from over. we have this report. ♪ >> prayers for the politicians who do seem in need of some divine inspiration. the nation waits for the congress to act, more bad news, slower than expected growth, the president says they must find a way out of this mess. >> there are a lot of crises in the world we can't always predict or avoid, hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, terrorist attacks. this isn't one of those crises. the power to solve this is in our hands. >> sometimes it might seem it in is in the hands of clumsy smurfs that helped open the new york stock exchange. watching every twist and turn a washington lobbyist who represents
CNN
Jul 24, 2011 7:00am PDT
led cuba for 50 years starting in 1959. his pal is hugo chavez, president of venezuela since 1999. this is not just a friendly reunion. chavez is in cuba to undergo chemotherapy for his recently revealed cancer. he could have summoned the best doctors to his home. he was invited to go to a world class cancer facility in brazil. but he chose havana. cuba as a cheap and surprisingly good health care system. chavez's attachment to cuba is more than medical. it's political. he's making the statement that he supports the cuban model. unfortunately that model is crumbling, totally out of sync where the modern world. chavez has gone so far as to talk of a vena cuba, a merge i between two allied states. these kinds of ideas, these two men, that picture are all throwbacks, relics of another area. while much of the region has embraced free markets and free trade, riding a wave of fast growth and rising incomes, vena cuba has lagged behind. brazil grew 8% last year, the venezuelan economy shrank by 2%. the year before that it contracted by another 3%. that's despite opec announcing this week
SFGTV2
Jul 16, 2011 3:00am PDT
, the editor of the times of cuba and in the cuban roman catholic church, father moynihan, no relationship to my grandmother, loved for his kindness and great sense of humor. born in the 20's in havana were of irish descent. they were fran emilio. he was entirely blind by the age of 13 but learned gerschwin's rhapsody in blue by using braille scores. he was also one of the major instrumentalists of the feeling -- many of you recollected remember -- the thrilling sound of the 50's that blended the latin bolero with the latin sound. the second was chico, we like always to put these little names to people. my name is carlotta but my real name was charlotte and they called me carlotica, little charlotte. he moved to new york city in 1948, where benny goodman hire him and he became very famous in new york at the time and he died in new york in 2001. one of the pieces of my ticket to ride is how many cubans of irish ancestry are there. because this connected to my family, that's why i wanted to read it to you. in the 40's, my father moved to new york in search of his destiny. he learned to make
PBS
Jul 4, 2011 6:00pm PDT
addressed cheering supporters from the balcony of the presidential palace. following his return from cuba. he has spent more than three weeks recuperating, up where he underwent emergency surgery. his initial secrecy about his health problems has created uncertainty in venezuela. he addressed the crowd and tried to reassure them. >> i salute from a year. on my personal thanks from so much support to, from so many manifestation of love. love is the best medicine for any illness. thank you from all over the world. >> our correspondent said his return was a complete surprise. >> i do not think anybody where it -- was expecting him back this morning. we had pictures released yesterday showing him recuperating in cuba. no hint that he would be back in the small hours. he arrived in the airport in the pitch darkness. a big surprise to everyone. his supporters were ecstatic to see him back. >> do any now in the studio is our former venezuela correspondent. we will see the pictures of from the balcony. >> he was definitely more gaunt and he is clearly someone who is going to have to take some tim
CSPAN
Jul 2, 2011 3:44pm EDT
, kansas city, chicago, toronto and havana, cuba. the first one i wrote was up in michigan. written in paris in 1921. the last was old man at the bridge, cabled from barcelona in april of 1938. >> that was ernest hemingway in his own voice. now, here we have a man in the 1920s and '30s and beyond really experiencing much of the world. how much does it make it into his writing? did his readers learn about the larger world when they read his work? >> it's absolutely everywhere. in sun also rises is set in paris and it's a bullfight in spain, farewell to arms is a war in italy. to have and to have not in key west and cuba. it's remarkable. for him the bell tolls was the spanish-american war. i think it's a lesson for us today. americans tend to be a very insular, very cut off people and maybe hemingway is choosing that line from john dunn for whom the bells toll says it all. do not tend to ask for the bell tolls, it tolls for thee. wherever there was strife, wherever that was a war going on or oppression and he was interested and he thought we should be there and he thought it was the
CSPAN
Jul 3, 2011 8:00pm EDT
house, he was very aware that there was a revolution going on down in cuba. cuban revolutionaries wanted to keep the spanish out. spain had ruled it for 400 years. normally, this might not have been such a big deal. there were revelations happening all the time but you did not pay attention to it. because it was close, 90 miles off the tip of florida, and because of the thinking of the time, americans were becoming more interested in asserting themselves. there was a tremendous groundswell of support for the revolutionaries. there were speeches and rallies and petitions were signed and sent to congress, pleading for congress and the president to support the revolutionaries. there was one lowboy he was 10 years old who was marching down some railroad tracks. he was going to take on the spanish by himself. there was tremendous support for helping revolutionaries. when mcanally entered the white house, he said he had seen enough bloodshed and was not anxious -- he was concerned about where all this was going. he did not want the u.s. to get involved in a military action there. i think he pr
CSPAN
Jul 3, 2011 2:00am EDT
pregnant. their idea was to, tha they acty took an ocean liner to cuba, took a ferry from cuba to key west. they were going to pick up a car here. pauline pfeiffer's rich uncle was giving them a car to drive to her family home in arkansas. the car wasn't ready when they got here, so the ford dealership gave them a little apartment and they spent six weeks here waiting for that car. during that time, hemmingway fell in love with the place. he met local people who took him out fishing. one of my friends likes to say probably the first time he got a 30-pound tarpin on a two-pound line he was hooked on key west. after that visit, they kept returning for the next two years. in 1931, they bought their home here. >> if you haven't been to key west, let's give you a little sense of place so you know where we are. if you were to land at the miami airport and drive about three and a half to four hours depending on the traffic, this is truly an island with a seve seven-mile bridge to cross into it. it is the southern most point in the united states. we are about 90 miles away from cuba, which was an
CSPAN
Jul 1, 2011 9:00am EDT
schedule of programs, go to c-span.org. >> now a hearing on democracy in venezuela, cuba and mexico with testimony from deputy assistant secretary of state roberta jacobson. the subcommittee on western hemisphere host this one hour and 40 minute hearing. senator robert menendez is the chairman and senator marco rubio is the ranking member. >> this hearing will come to order. i apologize we are running a late. as we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the signing of the oas, i want to convene this hearing to assess the progress of democracy in hemisphere. a highlight where it is strong and vibrant, as well as where there remains progress to be made. all the countries in the region adhere to a democratic forum of government. we celebrate that achievement and we seek to further solidify the pillars of democracy, they are in free elections. the independent operation of the legislative and executive branches and independent judiciary respect for civil society and the ability of the press to operate freely. as we have made progress in our country during more than 200 years of constitutional
NBC
Jul 24, 2011 5:30pm PDT
is to give a gift that can change lives. in cuba's capital city, one of that country's brightest stars is doing just that. a dancer giving hope to the children of the barrio. nbc's mark potter has our making a difference report. >> reporter: in a desperately poor havana neighborhood at a crumbling palace once home to the u.s. cavalry during the spanish-american war, there is now music and grace amid dreams of glory in the spotlight. ♪ [ speaking in foreign languag ] language ]. >> reporter: molding those dreams is a member of cuba's artistic royalty. she is dancer and coach laura alonzo, the daughter of legendary ballerina alicia alonzo, now sharing her passion with thousands of cuba's poor. >> this is where i can do more good. this is where it will -- the good work is. >> reporter: 15 years ago alonzo opened central prodanza, a barrio dance school that welcomes everyone, no matter their race, size or economic status. >> there's many talents that are being lost. and losing a talent is a sin. >> reporter: with hand-me-down costumes and donations from overseas, laura now trains 800 st
PBS
Jul 30, 2011 12:30am PDT
changed since caster has taken power in cuba. -- castro has taken power in cuba. and a plane crash that happened years ago highlighted a number of errors made by a pilot. the plane was flying from rio de janeiro to paris when it fell 38,000 feet in 3.5 minutes, killing all 228 people on board. this is the first official report since the black box flight recorders were discovered. here is the latest. >> an important shift in the understanding of the aircraft crashed. new evidence from the flight recorders, investigators say there were mistakes in the way the crew, reacted to the initial technical problems. when speed monitors stopped functioning, the pilots called the plot -- put the plane in a state that caused it to stall. it failed to take the steps to correct its in its stalled state. >> neither of the co-pilot had received training on recovery from a stalled status at a high altitude. >> of the investigation bureau insists it is not apportioning beno -- blame, just describing the circumstances. there are huge interests at stake. pilot unions are furious that the crew is on the
CNN
Jul 18, 2011 1:00am PDT
half hour. manisha. >>> now, back to the americas and hugo chavez's return to cuba for more cancer treatment. the president's health is of concern not only to his own country but to cuba as well. we'll take a closer look at that straight ahead. to your kids' w. new neutrogena® wet skin kids. ordinary sunblock drips and whitens. neutrogena® wet skin cuts through water. forms a broad spectrum barrier for full strength sun protection. wet skin. neutrogena®. >>> hello. welcome back. this is "world business today." >>> it's in thanes of its vice president and finance minister. at least that's the case for now. while the ailing president hugo chavez is in cuba. he arrived over the weekend for therapy on an undescribed cancer. >> reporter: a hearty greeting from hugo chavez and a frail fidel castro. a familiar picture for cubans, but this time it's chavez who's recovering from surgery. while visiting in june he had a cancerous tumor removed. now he says he's returning to the island for chemotherapy. just as cubans were getting used to life without their historic leader at the helm, the
CSPAN
Jul 3, 2011 11:00pm EDT
that there was a revolution going on down in cuba. there were cuban revolutionaries who wanted to kick the spanish out. spain had ruled it for 400 years. and normally, this might not have been such a big deal. there were revolutions and things happening all the time that the u.s. didn't pay a lot of attention to. but i think because it was close -- 90 miles off the tip of florida -- and also because of the thinking of the time, americans were becoming more interested in asserting themselves in what was happening overseas. and the american public really seized on this revolution. and really, there was a tremendous groundswell of support for the revolutionaries. there were speeches and rallies, and petitions were signed and sent to congress pleading for congress and the president to support the revolutionaries. there was one little boy who was 10 years old got his hands on a pistol and took off marching down some railroad tracks to cuba. he was going to take on the spanish by himself. so, there was just tremendous support for helping the revolutionaries. when mckinley entered the white house, he was -- he had
PBS
Jul 5, 2011 12:30am PDT
from medical treatment in cuba. he spent more than three weeks recuperating in have on the -- in havana. the secrecy about his initial of problems has created uncertainty and venezuela. >> a triumphant return. hugo chavez greeted thousands of supporters. he thanked them for their good wishes. >> i salute from here and my personal thanks for so much support and so many manifestations of love. love is the best medicine for any illnesses. thanks for it. not just from venezuela but from all over the world. >> the president has been absent from venezuela for over four weeks after he took ill during an official visit to cuba. he said he was suffering from a pelvic abscess and later it was revealed he was being treated for cancer. he returned ahead of independence day celebrations. he said he will probably not be able to attend a military parade on tuesday because of the state of his health. the news of his return has been greeted with delight by thousands of his supporters to have taken to the streets to show their support for the president. he had avoided the public eye while abroad but his
WETA
Jul 20, 2011 6:07pm EDT
. he says relations between the church and state of ireland could never be the same again. in cuba, he is called bin laden of the americas, but the former cia operatives maintains he has never been convicted of a terrorist attack. we went to miami to meet him. >> tourism is vital to keeping a shoe box costs fragile economy on its feet, but this was an industry that was almost destroyed -- to keep big cuba's .ragile economy on its feet this hotel is just one of those hit, and this is the person who bombed it. he is serving a 30-year prison sentence. he said he was given orders by a man who the cubans call bin laden of the americans. new >> i only planted one in the end. he wanted me to disrupt the tourist system. he gave me explosives and helped me build them. >> this is the mastermind, the cuban militant and former cia operative. he has never been prosecuted for terrorist offenses and the united states. they say he is still a threat to cuba today, but what outrages them is that he is living freely just a couple kilometers in that direction. >> he proudly displays the honors he receives
Univision
Jul 3, 2011 5:30am EDT
dan a conocer nuevas imÁgenes del presidente venezolano hugo chÁvez, desde cuba. unh@ >> buenas noches. la ciudad de los Ángeles, fornia, enfrenta un elevado nivel de terrorismo. advierten que la red podrÍa realizar un atentado en Áreas pÚblicas. las farsas del orden permanecen atentas durante este feriado, por lo que pudiera pasar. >> viajeros que ingresan a las instalaciones del principal a la porta de los Ángeles, para documentar equipaje, quizÁ no anoten ciertos cambios. pero la vigilancia es mayor que otros fines de semana, el terrorismo sigue siendo una posibilidad. >> estamos entrenados para observar, deber de las cosas como son, ciertas cosas que notamos nos levanta la el nciÓn. h@not uni-fds lateh@h departamento de seguridad interna en el que en el informe que pide a las autoridades estar con los ojos bien abiertos. este reporte nos brinda la oportunidad de recordarle a los viajeros que estÉn en alerta durante las vacaciones del cuatro de juh@ y univh@not uni-fds lateh@t unie inforÓn obteni trasoperaten el h@uni-fdteque f h@univisionnot uni-fds lateh@ el 4
PBS
Jul 1, 2011 5:00am EDT
. it is the first time he has spoken to the nation since he was taken to cuba at three weeks ago. he confirmed what many expected -- that his health problems or more serious than the government previously admitted. >> the doctor did a series of tests, which confirmed the presence of a tumor and the presence of cancer cells, which made a second surgical intervention necessary to remove the tumor. >> chavez says fidel castro was the first to tell him he was on well -- he looked unwell. the doctor discovered cancerous cells. >> this is the age of intervention. i am recovering successfully while receiving complementary therapies. i continue on the path of my full recovery. >> the president insists he has been able to carry and out his duties as head of state while in cuba. he has given no date for his return to venezuela. >> the former head of the imf, dominique strauss-kahn, was accused of attempting to rape a new york hotel maid. a court appearance -- prosecutors have been raising questions about the background of be made. stalls, and remains under house arrest. earlier, i spoke to someone who said t
Univision
Jul 16, 2011 6:30pm PDT
el trÁfico. >> solo 12 dÍas estuvo hugo chÁvez en venezuela, regreso a cuba. >> comienza los cuartos de final de la copa amÉrica. >> este es el noticiero univisiÓn fin de semana. >>> buenas tardes, les acompaÑa edna schmidt. el arma que don es un tÉrmino bÍblico, lo que podrÍa ocurrir con el cierre de la mÁs transitada ruta del paÍs, nos cuentan porque se ha podido evitar la gran cogestiÓn vehÍculo entrevista. >> tal y como estaba previsto los trabajos de ampliaciÓn de la intersecciÓn 405 y 1701 comenzaron con instrucciones al pÚblico que para muchos fueron exageradas pero dieron resultados positivos por quÉ evitar el caos vial. que muchos temÍan >> tienen meses planeando, como cerrarlas calles,como dirigir la gente,. >> la patrulla de caminos dijo que no se habÍan reportado mayores incidentes. >> el trÁfico está bastante ligero y el pÚblico siguiÓ las instrucciones de no transitar por esta Área. >> juan trabaja en las 10 millones que estÁn cerradas, hoy no tuvo trabajo que espera que el proyecto valuado en mÁs de $ 10 millones agilice el trÁfico de la arteria
Univision
Jul 17, 2011 5:30am PDT
. >> el presidente de venezuela, hugo chÁvez, regresÓ a cuba para continuar con su tratamiento de quimioterapia luego derelegar poderes a su vicepresidente. continuÉ cierre en la autopista de los Ángeles, conocido como armaggedon hasta el momento no ha sido tan malo como se esperaba. >> un elefante en alemania predijo quiÉn serÍa el ganador de la copa de fÚtbol femenino que se jugarÁ maÑana, domingo. >> este es el noticiero univision con fin de semana. >> buenas noches, les acompaÑa edna schmel. >> comenzamos con la mujer que fue absuelta de asesinar a su hija, luego de pasar tres aÑos en prisiÓn, vemos estas imÁgenes donde se presume que cassey anthony acompaÑado de sus abogados saliÓ en secreto poco despuÉs de la medianoche en esta camioneta negra. el vehÍculo, a esta hora, fue seguido por un helicÓptero donde tenemos entendido que supuestamente viaja y estaremos siguiendo esta noticia maÑana en todas nuestras ediciones del noticiero. una mujer libre, esta noche, con rumbo desconocido. seguimos en la florida donde mucha gente que estÁ molesta con el fallo que d
Univision
Jul 20, 2011 4:30pm PDT
univisión. >>> han surgido nuevas influencías del gobierno venezolano con cuba, habían suscritos un acuerdo mediante el cual la ha bla habana podría da documentos de y dicen repetidas y dicidentidad >>> los datos personales de los venezolanos podrían ser controlados en la habana, el gobierno tnológica y accedería a la compra venta de inmueble js de aquí en adelante existe una clara evidencia que se está entregando toda la información a la república de cuba. >>> en venezuela se desconocía el contrato firmado lo denunció en estados unidos un ex funcionario gubernamental venezolano, univisión conoció que la compañía cubana hizo un sistema digital ey. c >>> entonces uno se pregunta bueno qué hay detrás de esto y por qué no es algo que se ha hecho público desde el principio y se ha hecho de manera transparente >>> el momento de contrato superaría lo 70 millones de dólares. el problema principal que el contrato es de transferencia tecnológica, la información sería manejada directamente de los funcionarios cubanos. >>> nunca había oído digamos de empresas cubanas metida c
Univision
Jul 29, 2011 6:30pm PDT
supuesto por la estrecha relación que tiene hugo chávez con cuba y su gobierno, están las especulaciones religiosas, que podrá estar relacionado el amarillo y el uso de palabras, con algún tipo de orientación que haya recibido en cuba >>> el amarillo se usa por una de las deudades en cuba, pero uno de los sacerdotes de esta organización, dijo que podría usarlo por cuestiones de salud >>> el amarillo tiene relación con la sangre, con el metabolismo, con inflamaciones, quister >>> el amarillo es el color que distingue a un partido en venezuela de oposición >>> muchísimos venezolanes hoy sospechan que el presidente usa su enfermedad para hacer un show político con tintes de campaña para las elecciones >>> hugo chávez en una de las declaraciones por radio >>> que tenga la camiseta amarilla, no tenía intención de nivel de política. no, fue más bien, espiritual y bueno, yo ando cambiando radicalmente mi vida >>> dijo que no tenía que poner una camiseta roja todo el tiempo en miami, univisión >>> la dirigente indígenea guatemalteca, roberta, hoy formalmente inscrita para ser c
PBS
Jul 29, 2011 2:30pm PDT
be more vulnerable as the new season starts. >> now to cuba where this weekend marks five years since raul castro took over. at the time, many in the west believes that the system built by the leader would collapse without him at the helm. cuba remains the only communist- run country and western hemisphere. reform is slowly taking hold. >> this is one as a new breed of cuban business owners. she opened a restaurant in what used to be her front room. now she has three employees working in the country and a thriving life of -- lunchtime business. >> five years ago, i never have thought -- i never would have thought i could do something like this. it was not possible. the dow castro had been to the's undisputed leader for half a century. -- fidel castro had been cuba's undisputed leader for half a country. revel castro launched the first major overhaul of the soviet- style economy. -- raul castro launched the first major overhaul. first came the agricultural reforms. the land was leased to private companies to provide infrastructure and income. he listed a whole range of restrictions. cubans
SFGTV2
Jul 25, 2011 9:00pm PDT
his family emigrated from cuba under harrowing circumstances, including last minute detention by the secret police. he made it here. in two lines -- and two lines come to mind when i think of him. "this is my country, land of my choice. this is my country, here i found voice." what a voice it is. he earned his aba at the university of florida and he is now in their hall of fame. he is a partner in the miami office of the national law firm. his clients range from former vice president al gore to philip morris, to the national geographic society, and he is listed in the 2011 edition of the best lawyers in america. his cross-examination of an expert witness in bush vs. gore made the front page of "the new york times." he has a framed in his office. he was the youngest attorney and first hispanic to serve as president of the florida bar. he was chair of the ethics commission and served on the orange board committee. in the aba, he has been a florida state delegate, chair of the house of delegates, our policy-making body, served on the board of governors, and is a fellow of the ame
CSPAN
Jul 2, 2011 3:00pm EDT
, and the idea was to -- they actually took an ocean liner from the port la rochelle to cuba and they were going to pick up a car here. pauline's rich uncle gus was going to give them a model coupe that she could drive in arkansas and the car wasn't ready when they got here so the ford dealership gave them a little apartment. and they spent six weeks here waiting for that car and during that time hemingway just fell in love with the place. he was writing a farewell to arms and he was getting a lot of work done and met some local people who took him out fishing. one of my friends likes to say the first time he got a 30 pound tarp on a 2 pound line. he was really hooked on key west. and so after that visit they kept returning for the next two years and then in 1931 bought their home here. >> if you haven't been to key west, let's give you a little bit of sense of place so you know where we are. if you were to land at the miami airport and drive about 3.5 to 4 hours depending on the traffic, this is truly an island with a 7-mile bridge to cross into it. it is the southern most point in the united s
CSPAN
Jul 25, 2011 1:00am EDT
of the ambassador to madrid, $250 million for cuba. we will talk about cuba in imminent. this nebraska bill is only an entering wedge to the future enterprises, something in a structured for a particular purpose the steppingstone to a grant movement which is to develop itself finton this country of ours. what senator bentsen was singing is that he saw a nightmare in the offing and was based on three bad dreams. bad dream number one was the destin purchase. james gadson also had a quest. he was a southerner and i would say this particular in his adult life was to preserve the culture and the lifestyle of his country as he saw pushes euphemistic he wanted to preserve slavery. as a young man he was an officer in the military and repeatedly tried to ingratiate himself to people such as john c. calhoun he may not have been the brightest who pulled in the chandelier because he didn't pick up on them and though i won't get into that at least at this moment, his mission to mexico got a little filed because of some of the things he did. but when he was dispatched by the united states government to go to mex
Telemundo
Jul 10, 2011 11:30am PDT
, obviamente habia sido abandonado por cuba. cuba lo manda ya sin los recursos necesarios. su transmisor, que era vital para comunicarse con cuba para apoyo, se lo mandaron roto. el lÍder del partido comunista boliviano, mario monje, le retira el apoyo el 31 de diciembre del 66, totalmente al che guevara... >>¿quÉ le dice usted al che guevara, que era argentino, pero bueno, ya todo el mundo sabe que habÍa colaborado estrechamente con la revoluciÓn castrista? >>empezamos a hablar de por quÉ Él habÍa ido a bolivia, por quÉ habÍa escogido bolivia en si y para Él, bolivia tenÍa frontera con cinco paÍses. si Él lograba conquistar bolivia le era fÁcil exportar la revoluciÓn a brasil, argentina, chile, paraguay, o sea que eran los paÍses vecinos de bolivia. a su vez era un paÍs pobre que Él pensaba que los americanos no iban a tener ese gran interÉs en bolivia. >>¿quÉ le dice cuando usted se identifica como agente de la c.i.a. y cubano? >>no, Él no sabÍa quiÉn era yo y entonces, ya a mediados de la conversaciÓn, cuando yo le habÍa preguntado sobre su estadÍa en África en
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